Fracture Analysis Consultants, Inc

May 14 2024

FRANC3D 8.4.5 executable packages are available.
The next release will be 8.5.0, which will require an updated license file.
Changes and bug fixes from Version 8.0 through 8.4.5 are listed here. Checksum files are available in the cs subfolder; in Linux, verify your download using: sha512sum -c 'file_name'_CSUM.txt

Aug 9 2022

FRANC3D 7.5.8 is the last update to Version 7. Version 7 documentation and training slides can be retrieved from the downloads folder.
Changes to Version 7.0 through 7.5.8 are listed here.


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FRANC3D development started in the late 1980's at Cornell University. The FRANC3D/Classic (boundary element based) software is still available from the Cornell Fracture Group, but it has not been updated since 2007, it is restricted to 32bit, and it requires XWindows graphics.
An all new version of FRANC3D was started in 2005 by FAC, and commercial licensed copies have been shipping since 2010. The development history is shown here: